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Legende of Good Women

By Chaucer, Geoffrey ( Corson, Hiram - ed.)

Philadelphia: Frederick Leypoldt, 1864 Very good (spine label slightly sunned, faded). a tight, clean, unmarked copy--scarce thus. First US ed. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$76.67

The Life and Letters of John Burroughs - 2 volumes, complete (Signed by Barrus)

By Barrus, Clara

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1925. Out of print and scarce. Arguably the best biography of Burroughs ever written, by one who knew him. Illustrated by Photographs. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Photographs. Octavos.

$97.50

William Blackwood and His Sons: Their Magazine and Friends (Two Volumes- Complete)

By Oliphant, Mrs.

NY: Charles Scribner, 1897 Very good. Out of print and scarce. Illustrated by Photographs. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$86.89

The Hoosier School-Master

By Eggleston, Edward

New York: Orange Judd & Co. , 1871. Very good (P/O inscribed flyleaf dated 1882). Slight rubbing of corner tips; spine gilt is bright, hinges tight. An excellent copy of this classic. BAL #505; Wright II, 843. Same date on t.p. and c.p. Ads on last sheet before e.p. Illustrated by 29 engravings (11 plates). . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by 29 Engravings (11 plates). 12mo.

$200.00

Unpublished Letters - FIrst Series

By Cook, Captain James - Shelley, Percy Bysshe - Hunt, N. Carew (ed.)

NY: The Dial Press, 1930 Fine in VG slipcase. First publication of important letters by Cook and Shelley from the collection of John Wild. In both standard print text and foldout reproductions of the originals. A handsome edition on quality paper in a quarter vellum binding. Illustrated by Facsimile foldout MS. First printing. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$76.67

"The Mystery"

By Pettie, Elia W.

Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895 Very good in Mylar envelope. Scarce issue of Chicago Renaissance magazine. Illustrated by Claude Fayette Bragdon. First ed. Binding is Stiff wraps..

$15.33

The Comical Romance and Other Tales (Two Volumes-Complete)

By Scarron, Paul

London: Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 1892. Introduction by J. J. Jusserrand. Done into English by John Savage. #187 of 1000 copies, limited edition. A clean, tight copy in the original blue cloth with bright cover gilt. Out of print and scarce. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Oudry. Octavos.

$91.50

"The Poet of the Leaves" - Original essay in The Chap-Book

By Rhys, Ernest

Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895 Very good in Mylar envelope. Scarce Chicago Renaissance item. A beautiful copy. Illustrated by E.S. Holloway illus. First ed. Binding is Stiff wraps..

$20.44

Unpublished Letters of Dean Swift

By Swift, Jonathan - Hill, George Birkbeck (ed.)

London: T.Fisher Unwin, 1899 VG-: text fine; minor discoloration spot in lower cover;rear. hinge starting. Much autobiogrphical material, plus comments on his poverty, on Gulliver's Travels, and much on Chetwode. Illustrated by Portrait frontis. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$102.22

"Bits of Criticism"-Original essay in The Chap-Book

By Burroughs, John

Chicago: Stone & Kimball, 1895 Very good+. Burroughs recieved literary recognition by appearing in this issue of the premier journal of the first Chicago Renaissance. Extremely scarce. A beautiful copy. First edition. Binding is Stiff wraps..

$25.56

What is a Classic?

By Eliot, T.S.

London: Faber & Faber, 1945 Fine/VG- (small DJ spine top chip) in Mylar cover. printed on quality handmade paper. Out of print. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$61.33

Lalla Rookh

By Moore, Thomas

New York: Hurd & Houghton, 1867. Tight hinges and clean covers with bright gilt titles and design. Inscription on endpaper. A nice copy of a rare work featuring the illustrator of Alice in work that anticipates the Lewis Carroll classic.. First Illustrated By Tenniel. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by John Tenniel. 12mo.

$86.35

Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon and Then a Captain of Several Ships

By Swift, Jonathan

London: J.C. Nimmo & Bain, 1882 Near fine with fine gilt title. Printed by the Ballantyne Press, this was C. Deering's copy with his label at rear bottom e.p. Illustrated by Ad. Lalauze etchings. New Edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$76.67

James Joyce : Two Decades of Criticism

By ( Joyce, James ) Eliot, T.S. et al

NY: Vanguard Press, 1948 Fine/Very good in Mylar cover. scarce, much-consulted scholarly work. Quarto size, 480 pages. First edition. Binding is Cloth Bds..

$81.78